• Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Withdrawals

    Bitcoin Cash withdrawals are now available
  • UPDATE #2: Bitcoin Hard Fork / Bitcoin Cash

    Update regarding bitcoin cash (BCC / BCH) withdrawals
  • Production Outages Update

    Gemini Exchange experienced outages on August 16th and 17th
  • UPDATE: Bitcoin Hard Fork / Bitcoin Cash

    Update regarding bitcoin cash (BCC / BCH / BCash) withdrawals
  • Bitcoin Hard & Soft Forks: Modified Exchange Operations

  • Introducing Daily Ether Auctions

  • Gemini Expands into the Great State of Washington

    Washingtonians Can Now Buy, Sell, and Store Both Bitcoin and Ether
  • Information related to Gemini’s policy on an upcoming Chain Split

  • Introducing Our East Asia Timezone Auction

    We’re expanding to two auctions per day to better serve our East Asian customers
  • Introducing Zero-Confirmation Bitcoin Deposits

    We've Also Improved Instant ACH

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Withdrawals

  A little over a month ago we published an announcement regarding our ongoing engineering efforts to allow withdrawal of bitcoin cash (BCH) for customers who had [...]   A little over a month ago we published an announcement regarding our ongoing engineering efforts to allow withdrawal of bitcoin cash (BCH) for customers who had bitcoin balances at the time of the chain split.   We are pleased to announce that as of Saturday, October 7, 2017, Gemini will allow all customers to view their BCH [...] Read More

UPDATE #2: Bitcoin Hard Fork / Bitcoin Cash

  We have been receiving a few questions regarding the custody of our customer’s Bitcoin Cash. Because of Gemini’s fiduciary obligations under the New York Banking [...]   We have been receiving a few questions regarding the custody of our customer’s Bitcoin Cash. Because of Gemini’s fiduciary obligations under the New York Banking Law, which we take very seriously, we are going to great lengths to ensure all of our customers’ assets on a forked blockchain, like “Bitcoin Cash,” are preserved. Under [...] Read More

Production Outages Update

  Our primary production environment is currently hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). As we’ve taken on more system load, we have had to scale up these services. [...]   Our primary production environment is currently hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). As we’ve taken on more system load, we have had to scale up these services. On August 16th and 17th, we started hitting Amazon’s IOPS burst quota, which then cascaded to pause our core matching engine. When our matching engine paused, we were [...] Read More

UPDATE: Bitcoin Hard Fork / Bitcoin Cash

  Since the “hard fork” on August 1st, 2017, we have been monitoring the situation closely. Currently, Gemini does not support trading or withdrawals of the newly [...]   Since the “hard fork” on August 1st, 2017, we have been monitoring the situation closely. Currently, Gemini does not support trading or withdrawals of the newly forked chain (BCC / BCH / BCash). As we first wrote on March 20th, 2017, and later updated on July 26, 2017, we will make every effort to support withdrawals for the chain [...] Read More

Bitcoin Hard & Soft Forks: Modified Exchange Operations

  UPDATE 8/01/17 6:45 PM EDT: Gemini has resumed all bitcoin withdrawals and crediting of deposits.   Beginning at 6:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 31, 2017 [...]   UPDATE 8/01/17 6:45 PM EDT: Gemini has resumed all bitcoin withdrawals and crediting of deposits.   Beginning at 6:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 31, 2017 (22:00 UTC), Gemini will temporarily disable all bitcoin withdrawals and crediting of deposits in advance of any Bitcoin hard and/or soft forks. Both USD and ether deposit and [...] Read More

Introducing Daily Ether Auctions

  We launched our first daily bitcoin auction on September 21, 2016. Encouraged by its success and ability to match buyers and sellers at a single moment of the [...]   We launched our first daily bitcoin auction on September 21, 2016. Encouraged by its success and ability to match buyers and sellers at a single moment of the day, we launched an East Asian Timezone daily auction on March 21, 2017. We would now like to offer the same kind of price discovery we have facilitated for bitcoin traders [...] Read More

Gemini Expands into the Great State of Washington

  (UPDATE 6/14/17 11:30 AM EDT: We have clarified that Washington’s higher standards are met by the whole Gemini platform and therefore benefit all our customers.) [...]   (UPDATE 6/14/17 11:30 AM EDT: We have clarified that Washington’s higher standards are met by the whole Gemini platform and therefore benefit all our customers.) We’re excited to announce that Gemini is now licensed to provide our services to customers in the Evergreen State. Washington has some of the highest standards of [...] Read More

Information related to Gemini’s policy on an upcoming Chain Split

  UPDATED 7/26/17 3:30 PM EDT.   A number of customers have asked how Gemini will respond if the Bitcoin network splits into two separate Blockchains (often [...]   UPDATED 7/26/17 3:30 PM EDT.   A number of customers have asked how Gemini will respond if the Bitcoin network splits into two separate Blockchains (often called a “fork”) sometime soon. Our highest priority at Gemini — more important even than keeping our exchange open — is ensuring that all of our customers’ asset balances [...] Read More

Introducing Our East Asia Timezone Auction

  UPDATE 4/7/17 5:00 PD EDT: We have changed the time of the East Asian timezone auction from 18:00 JST (17:00 HKT/SGT) to 19:00 HKT/SGT (20:00 JST).   Ever [...]   UPDATE 4/7/17 5:00 PD EDT: We have changed the time of the East Asian timezone auction from 18:00 JST (17:00 HKT/SGT) to 19:00 HKT/SGT (20:00 JST).   Ever since Gemini launched our first daily bitcoin auction on September 21, 2016, we’ve been excited by its success and its ability to match buyers and sellers at a single [...] Read More

Introducing Zero-Confirmation Bitcoin Deposits

At Gemini, we pride ourselves on helping you move your money faster. Our unique Instant ACH system lets US-based customers deposit U.S. dollars and trade immediately, a [...] At Gemini, we pride ourselves on helping you move your money faster. Our unique Instant ACH system lets US-based customers deposit U.S. dollars and trade immediately, a process that used to take up to a week. Last year, we decreased the required number of Bitcoin confirmations for deposits from six to three. And we continue to have [...] Read More